800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

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800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby Anondson » April 30th, 2020, 6:18 pm

https://twitter.com/MarcyHolmesMpls/sta ... 6091678720

Summary: proposed 15th & 8th Project is a mixed-use student housing development with 761 Bedrooms in 266 Units, along with approximately 2,200~ SF of Retail at the corner of 15th & 8th and approximately 190 parking spaces

12 stories in a Transit 15

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Postby grant1simons2 » April 30th, 2020, 7:39 pm

Love how Dinkytown developers just swing for the fences on every project. These buildings will be amazing when the U eventually buys them and subsidizes the rent (I can dream)

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby Silophant » April 30th, 2020, 7:45 pm

I split this off into it's own thread, fyi.

Very impressive, and, unlike the McDonald's redevelopment, the height is allowed by-right in the 2040 Plan, so the neighborhood shouldn't be able to whine it into oblivion.

Hope Metro Transit's Network Next plan includes a Rt 3 BRT line when it comes out.

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby alexschief » May 1st, 2020, 7:23 am

Truly hilarious that this is allowed but the Dinkytown McDonalds redevelopment was nitpicked to death over height and bulk. I even wonder if this project would be coming forward, and would be coming forward in such a big way, if that earlier proposal had not been rejected.

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby MNdible » May 1st, 2020, 3:42 pm

The bulk and massing of this project just feels worlds better than the squat version of the McDonalds project. Having the 'E' open up to the street and the mass backed up against the railroad tracks are smart urban moves.

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby martykoessel » May 1st, 2020, 8:14 pm

Wilderness Inquiry, a great non-profit organization, is headquartered in the one-story buildings on the west side of the site. Is there any word on what will happen to them?

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby HKM » May 4th, 2020, 7:26 am

martykoessel wrote:
May 1st, 2020, 8:14 pm
Wilderness Inquiry, a great non-profit organization, is headquartered in the one-story buildings on the west side of the site. Is there any word on what will happen to them?
It looks like they were the main seller so at a minimum, they have a nice cash infusion here.

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby martykoessel » May 4th, 2020, 12:22 pm

HKM wrote:
May 4th, 2020, 7:26 am
martykoessel wrote:
May 1st, 2020, 8:14 pm
Wilderness Inquiry, a great non-profit organization, is headquartered in the one-story buildings on the west side of the site. Is there any word on what will happen to them?
It looks like they were the main seller so at a minimum, they have a nice cash infusion here.
Thanks for the update, HKM. I'm happy for them.

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Re: 800 15th Ave SE - 800 15th Ave SE - 12 Stories - 131'

Postby Silophant » May 5th, 2020, 2:01 pm

Here's a (locked) Bizjournals article on the proposal. They interviewed the Wilderness Inquiry founder, who says they've been struggling with a lack of storage space, so it's been time to move for a while.

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